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Sword Fish Milanese with Eggplant Tomato Sauce with Tabasco

Recipe for Swordfish Milanese fried with eggplant tomato sauce made spicy with Tabasco.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Angela Roberts


For the Eggplant Sauce

  • 1 eggplant
  • 1 quart container cherry tomatoes
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Tabasco
  • 1 tablespoon chopped basil

For the Swordfish Milanese

  • 1 pound swordfish steak
  • salt pepper
  • 1 cup brioche breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • olive oil for cooking


Eggplant Sauce

  • Peel and cube eggplant.
  • Cut cherry tomatoes in half.
  • Mix together olive oil, tabasco sauce.
  • Toss eggplant and tomatoes with olive oil
  • Bake for 45 minutes at 300 degrees.
  • Put into a Vitamix or food processor and blend but still keep a chunky texture.
  • Preheat oven at 300 degrees.


    Make breadcrumbs

    • place torn bread on baking pan for about 15 minutes at 300 until crispy and brioche breaks into breadcrumbs with your hands
    • Roll Swordfish in plastic with a rolling pin to flatten out to 1/2 inch to 3/4 inch
    • Season with salt and pepper.
    • Dip in egg wash. Dip in breadcrumbs.
    • Heat oil in frying pan on medium heat. Fry 3-5 minutes on each side or until each side is golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
    • To serve: Top swordfish with eggplant sauce and serve immediately.